NFPC This Week, #756 April 15 – April 21, 2018

News from the NFPC:

  • NFPC will be celebrating the 50th Annual Convocation here in Chicago at the Millenium Knickerbocker from Monday, April 23, 2018 – through Friday, April 27, 2018.  Our offices will be closed during this time period.
  • There is still time left to register for the 50th Annual Convocation, but if you are unable to join the celebration in person, we ask you to please be with us in spirit and prayer.
  • NFPC’s This Week Newsletter WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED ON SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2018.  The publication will be resumed on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

  • We want to hear from you.  Please share your ideas on articles of interest, seminars, workshops scheduled in your part of the country.  Read a good book lately????  Share your thoughts on it with your brothers through the NFPC e-letter.

National/International News:

Other News:

As a follow-up to two articles posted in last week’s newsletter, we’re sharing the following:

Submissions:

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NFPC This Week, #755 April 8 – April 14, 2018

News from the NFPC

News from the Vatican –

National/International News

Priests in the News

Book Review

Other Literary News

NFPC This Week, #754: April 1-April 7, 2018

News from the NFPC

Holy Pascha Greeting

News from the Vatican –

Easter Updates

National/International News

Priests in the News

Arts and Entertainment

Updates From the “Field Hospital”

Council Notes

Events

NFPC This Week, #753: March 25 – March 31, 2018

HE IS RISEN; ALLELUIA

PASSOVER 2018

NEWS FROM THE NFPC

NEWS FROM THE VATICAN

NATIONAL NEWS

REPORT ON YOUTH MARCH FOR GUN CONTROL

PRIESTS IN THE NEWS

EVENTS

NFPC This Week, #753: March 25 – March 31, 2018

PASSOVER 2018

NEWS FROM THE NFPC

NEWS FROM THE VATICAN

NATIONAL NEWS

REPORT ON YOUTH MARCH FOR GUN CONTROL

PRIESTS IN THE NEWS

EVENTS

NFPC This Week, #752: March 18 – March 24, 2018

Of Note This Week:

Vatican News:

Challenging the Death Penalty:

Immigration/Refugees:

Other News:

Audio/Visual:

Lenten/Holy Week Resources:

Movie Review:

NFPC This Week, #751: March 11 – March 17, 2018

Of Note this week:

There is a consensus among the majority of Catholic church leaders that the “exodus” of young people from the faith has reached the critical stage.  Here are two different perspectives on the subject of Catholics leaving the church:

Priests in the News:

Other National and Global News:

Priests Labor News:

Events:

Audio Visual:

Submissions:

NFPC This Week, #750: March 4-March 10, 2018

Of Note This Week:

Over the past few weeks, the sense of urgency for US lawmakers to act on new gun legislation has gained momentum. Chicago’s Archbishop, Cardinal Blase Cupich, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have added their voices to the call for Congressional action to curb the gun violence epidemic.

PRIESTS IN THE NEWS:

Celibacy Revisited – Fr. Ron Rolheiser’s Reflections

Catholic Second Wind Guild – Great Opportunities for Retired Priests

NATIONAL AND GLOBAL NEWS:

Vatican confirms canonization of Paul VI set for Late October

March 8 – International Women’s Day Celebration

Pope Francis clears way for Archbishop Romeo’s Canonization

Vatican Announces a New Marian Feast Day

LABOR NEWS:

Francis hailed for catapulting concerns of working people and labor

Catholic institutions must heed Pope Francis’ call to respect the worker

BOOK REVIEW:

Book Review “Revolutionary Saint – The Theological Legacy of Oscar Romero” (Orbis Press)

AUDIO-VISUAL:

Avoiding Priest Burnout – What the Laity Can Do

EVENTS:

Fr. James Martin – Encountering Jesus: Meeting the Christ of Faith and the Jesus of History

Fr. James Martin Lenten Reflection – Seven Last Words: An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus

 

NFPC This Week, #749: February 25-March 3, 2018

Of Note This Week

Labor News

Fr. Clete Kiley’s remarks for the Chicago Labor Solidarity Day, February 24, 2018

Fr. Michael Seavey at Supreme Court on Feb. 26, 2018 during rally for Labor

Blog: Catholic tradition and pastoral practice sides with labor and organizing workers

National and International News

Confession: Parish-Person-Priests/Pope Francis “Confessional is a place of forgiveness, not threats.”

Bill spurred by Nassar case concerns Catholic Church

Mr. Graham Goes to Washington: First Pastor Honored in US Capitol

Bishop Pepe of Las Vegas retires; Bishop Thomas to succeed him

United States Supreme Court Denies Federal Government’s Petition to end DACA

Capitol Police Arrest Scores of Catholic Leaders During National Day of Action for Dreamers

Events:

Webinar:  Adult Formation With Older Adults

“A Theology of Wealth and Security”

Commemorating Chiara Lubich: A life of Dialogue

 

NFPC This Week, #748: February 18-February 24, 2018

Of Note This Week -.

 

Audio-Visual